Patents by Inventor Kye Hyun Baek

Kye Hyun Baek has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Patent number: 10647723
    Abstract: This invention relates to a photocleavable mass tag and the use thereof, and particularly to a thiochromene-type compound useful for MALDI-TOF (Matrix-Assisted Laser Desorption/Ionization Time-Of-Flight) mass spectrometry or matrix-less LDI-TOF (Laser Desorption/Ionization Time-Of-Flight) mass spectrometry and the use thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 18, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 12, 2020
    Assignee: SOGANG UNIVERSITY RESEARCH FOUNDATION
    Inventors: Bong-Jin Moon, Han-Bin Oh, Na-Na Kang, Ae-Ran Jeon, Kye-Shin Park, Je-Hyun Baek
  • Publication number: 20200035796
    Abstract: An integrated circuit device including a substrate; a fin-type active region protruding from the substrate; a gate line intersecting the fin-type active region and covering a top surface and side walls thereof; a gate insulating capping layer covering the gate line; source/drain regions at sides of the gate line on the fin-type active region; first conductive plugs connected to the source/drain regions; a hard mask layer covering the first conductive plugs; and a second conductive plug between the first conductive plugs, the second conductive plug connected to the gate line by passing through the gate insulating capping layer and having a top surface higher than the top surface of each first conductive plug, wherein the hard mask layer protrudes from the first conductive plugs and toward the second conductive plug so that a portion of the hard mask layer overhangs from an edge of the first conductive plugs.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 7, 2019
    Publication date: January 30, 2020
    Inventors: Chang-yeon LEE, Jin-wook LEE, Min-chan GWAK, Kye-Hyun BAEK, Hong-bae PARK
  • Publication number: 20190375758
    Abstract: This invention relates to a photocleavable mass tag and the use thereof, and particularly to a thiochromene-type compound useful for MALDI-TOF (Matrix-Assisted Laser Desorption/Ionization Time-Of-Flight) mass spectrometry or matrix-less LDI-TOF (Laser Desorption/Ionization Time-Of-Flight) mass spectrometry and the use thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 18, 2015
    Publication date: December 12, 2019
    Inventors: Bong-Jin MOON, Han-Bin OH, Na-Na KANG, Ae-Ran JEON, Kye-Shin PARK, Je-Hyun BAEK
  • Publication number: 20190288114
    Abstract: A semiconductor device includes a substrate having a plurality of fins protruding therefrom. The plurality of fins includes a plurality of active fins and at least one non-active fin disposed between ones of the plurality of active fins. The device also includes at least one gate electrode crossing at least a portion of the active fins. The device further includes a plurality of source/drain regions disposed on the active fins adjacent the at least one gate electrode and separated from one another by the at least one non-active fin.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 23, 2018
    Publication date: September 19, 2019
    Inventors: Cheol Kim, Jong Chul Park, Kye Hyun Baek
  • Publication number: 20190280087
    Abstract: An integrated circuit (IC) device includes a first region and a second region adjacent to each other along a first direction on a substrate, fin patterns in each of the first and second regions extending along a second direction perpendicular to the first direction; gate electrodes extending along the first direction and intersecting the fin patterns; and an isolation region between the first and second regions, a bottom of the isolation region having a non-uniform height relative to a bottom of the substrate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 12, 2018
    Publication date: September 12, 2019
    Inventors: Jae-hyun Park, Kye-hyun Baek, Yong-ho Jeon, Cheol Kim, Sung-il Park, Yun-il Lee, Hyung-suk Lee
  • Patent number: 9912258
    Abstract: An electrostatic chuck assembly, including an electrostatic chuck on which a substrate is loaded; a channel that provides a flow passage for coolant in the electrostatic chuck, the channel having a first opening at a first end corresponding to a center of the substrate and a second opening at a second end corresponding to an edge of the substrate; and a valve box to control a flow direction of the coolant in the channel, the valve box including a first supply valve to control an introduction of the coolant into the first opening; a first return valve to control a drainage of the coolant from the second opening; a second supply valve to control an introduction of the coolant into the second opening; and a second return valve to control a drainage of the coolant from the first opening.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 2, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 6, 2018
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Haejoong Park, Hongmyoung Kim, Kye Hyun Baek, Sangkyu Park
  • Patent number: 9870900
    Abstract: Provided are methods and systems for managing semiconductor manufacturing equipment. A method may include preventive maintenance involving steps of disassembling, cleaning, and assembling parts of a chamber. The assembling of the parts may include checking whether the parts are correctly assembled, using reflectance and absorptivity of a high-frequency voltage applied to the parts.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 25, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 16, 2018
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kye Hyun Baek, Ohyung Kwon, Junghyun Cho, Haejoong Park
  • Patent number: 9859175
    Abstract: Provided are substrate processing systems and methods of managing the same. The method may include displaying a notification for a preventive maintenance operation on a chamber, performing a maintenance operation on the chamber, performing a first optical test, and evaluating the preventive maintenance operation. The first optical test may include generating a reference plasma reaction, measuring a variation of intensity by wavelength for plasma light emitted from the reference plasma reaction, and calculating an electron density and an electron temperature from a ratio in intensity of the plasma light.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 29, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 2, 2018
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kiwook Song, Bum-Soo Kim, Kye Hyun Baek, Masayuki Tomoyasu, Eunwoo Lee, Jong Seo Hong
  • Publication number: 20170047200
    Abstract: A plasma processing apparatus includes a chamber defining a process space, an upper electrode mounted in the chamber, the upper electrode including a first gas spray port located in a central region of the upper electrode and a second gas spray port located in a peripheral region of the upper electrode, a lower electrode located opposite the upper electrode across the process space, a first gas supply unit configured to supply a first process gas into the process space via the first gas spray port and the second gas spray port, a second gas supply unit configured to supply a second process gas into the process space via the second gas spray port, a sensor configured to sense a state of plasma in an edge portion of the process space, and a controller configured to control the second gas supply unit in response to an output signal of the sensor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 13, 2016
    Publication date: February 16, 2017
    Inventors: Hyung-Joo Lee, Kye-hyun Baek, Masayuki Tomoyasu, Jong-seo Hong, Jin-pyoung Kim
  • Publication number: 20170032987
    Abstract: Disclosed are a dry etching apparatus and a method of etching a substrate using the same. The apparatus includes a base at a lower portion of process chamber in which a dry etching process is performed, a substrate holder arranged on the base and holding a substrate on which a plurality of pattern structures is formed by the etching process, a focus ring enclosing the substrate holder and uniformly focusing an etching plasma to a sheath area over the substrate, a driver driving the focus ring in a vertical direction perpendicular to the base and a position controller controlling a vertical position of the focus ring by selectively driving the driver in accordance with inspection results of the pattern structures. Accordingly, the gap distance between the substrate and the focus ring is automatically controlled to thereby increase the uniformity of the etching plasma over the substrate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 12, 2016
    Publication date: February 2, 2017
    Inventors: Hyung-Joo LEE, Kwang-Nam KIM, Jong-Seo HONG, Kye-Hyun BAEK, Masayuki TOMOYASU
  • Publication number: 20160372386
    Abstract: Provided are substrate processing systems and methods of managing the same. The method may include displaying a notification for a preventive maintenance operation on a chamber, performing a maintenance operation on the chamber, performing a first optical test, and evaluating the preventive maintenance operation. The first optical test may include generating a reference plasma reaction, measuring a variation of intensity by wavelength for plasma light emitted from the reference plasma reaction, and calculating an electron density and an electron temperature from a ratio in intensity of the plasma light.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 29, 2016
    Publication date: December 22, 2016
    Inventors: Kiwook SONG, Bum-Soo KIM, Kye Hyun BAEK, MASAYUKI TOMOYASU, Eunwoo LEE, JONG SEO HONG
  • Publication number: 20160099086
    Abstract: A substrate transfer system includes a substrate transfer chamber between a substrate receiving port and a process chamber, the substrate transfer chamber providing a space for transferring a substrate between the substrate receiving port and the process chamber, and an ionizer within the substrate transfer chamber, the ionizer including a light source to irradiate electromagnetic waves having a predetermined radiation angle toward the substrate to eliminate static electricity of the substrate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 3, 2015
    Publication date: April 7, 2016
    Inventors: Jae-Wook LEE, Ho-Hyung JUNG, Kye-Hyun BAEK
  • Publication number: 20160071755
    Abstract: An electrostatic chuck assembly, including an electrostatic chuck on which a substrate is loaded; a channel that provides a flow passage for coolant in the electrostatic chuck, the channel having a first opening at a first end corresponding to a center of the substrate and a second opening at a second end corresponding to an edge of the substrate; and a valve box to control a flow direction of the coolant in the channel, the valve box including a first supply valve to control an introduction of the coolant into the first opening; a first return valve to control a drainage of the coolant from the second opening; a second supply valve to control an introduction of the coolant into the second opening; and a second return valve to control a drainage of the coolant from the first opening.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 2, 2015
    Publication date: March 10, 2016
    Inventors: Haejoong PARK, Hongmyoung KIM, Kye Hyun BAEK, Sangkyu PARK
  • Publication number: 20160035545
    Abstract: Provided are methods and systems for managing semiconductor manufacturing equipment. A method may include preventive maintenance involving steps of disassembling, cleaning, and assembling parts of a chamber. The assembling of the parts may include checking whether the parts are correctly assembled, using reflectance and absorptivity of a high-frequency voltage applied to the parts.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 25, 2015
    Publication date: February 4, 2016
    Inventors: Kye Hyun Baek, Ohyung Kwon, Junghyun Cho, Haejoong Park
  • Patent number: 9136138
    Abstract: Disclosed is an apparatus for processing a semiconductor and a method for generating a seasoning process of a reaction chamber. The method may include generating plasma in the reaction chamber using a production process recipe, obtaining at least one reference measurement value related to a byproduct of the generated plasma, performing a plurality of seasoning tests on the chamber to obtain a plurality of test results, generating an empirical model by forming at least one relational expression correlating variables manipulated during the performing of the plurality of seasoning tests to the plurality of test results, and estimating a seasoning process by using the at least one relational expression to estimate at least one estimated calculation value.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 25, 2011
    Date of Patent: September 15, 2015
    Assignee: SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Kye Hyun Baek, Sangwuk Park, Geum Jung Seong, Yongjin Kim
  • Publication number: 20150114559
    Abstract: A plasma shielding member may include a body having a first surface and a second surface that are opposite to each other, and a plurality of through holes each extending from the first surface to the second surface; a narrower portion of a respective through hole formed at one end of each of the through holes; and/or a wider portion of the respective through hole formed at another end of each of the through holes. A plasma shielding member may include a body including a plurality of through holes that extends from a first surface of the body toward a second surface of the body. Each of the through holes may be defined by a narrower portion of the body at a first end of the respective through hole, and by a wider portion of the body at a second end of the respective through hole.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 18, 2014
    Publication date: April 30, 2015
    Inventors: Eun-Young HAN, Hyun-Su JUN, Gyung-jin MIN, Kye-Hyun BAEK, Tae-Rang KIM
  • Patent number: 8872059
    Abstract: Provided is an etching system and a method of controlling etching process condition. The etching system includes a light source that irradiates incident light into a target wafer, a light intensity measuring unit that measures light intensity according to the wavelength of interference light generated by interference between reflected light beams from the target wafer, a signal processor that detects a time point at which an extreme value in the intensity is generated when the intensity of interference light varies according to the wavelength, and a controller that compares the extreme value generating time point detected from the signal processor with a reference time point corresponding to the extreme value generating time point and controls a process condition according to the comparison result.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 29, 2011
    Date of Patent: October 28, 2014
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Sang-Wuk Park, Geum-Jung Seong, Kye-Hyun Baek, Yong-Jin Kim, Chan-Mi Lee
  • Patent number: 8805567
    Abstract: A method of controlling process distribution of a semiconductor process includes receiving process distribution data representing the process distribution of the semiconductor process, receiving a parameter related to the process distribution, generating a virtual metrology model corresponding to the process distribution based on a relationship between the process distribution data and the parameter, and modifying a process variable affecting the process distribution based on the virtual metrology model.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 23, 2011
    Date of Patent: August 12, 2014
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Ho-ki Lee, Kye-hyun Baek, Young-cheul Lee, Gyung-jin Min
  • Patent number: 8741164
    Abstract: Methods for optimizing a plasma process are provided. The method may include obtaining a measurement spectrum from a plasma reaction in a chamber, calculating a normalized measurement standard and a normalized measurement spectrum of the measurement spectrum, comparing the normalized measurement spectrum with a normalized reference spectrum, and comparing the normalized measurement standard with a normalized reference standard to determine whether to change a process parameter of the plasma process or clean the chamber when the normalized measurement spectrum and the normalized reference spectrum are mismatched.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 30, 2012
    Date of Patent: June 3, 2014
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Sangwuk Park, Kye Hyun Baek, Kyoungsub Shin, Brad H. Lee
  • Patent number: 8498731
    Abstract: Provided are a process-parameter prognostic system for predicting the shape of a semiconductor structure, a semiconductor fabrication apparatus having the process-parameter prognostic system, and a method of using the same. The process-parameter prognostic system may have a process prediction unit and a process-change point corresponding unit. The process prediction unit and the process-change point corresponding unit may obtain predicted parameters using measured parameters of semiconductor structures and sensor parameters of plasmas corresponding to the semiconductor structures.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 11, 2011
    Date of Patent: July 30, 2013
    Assignee: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Kye-Hyun Baek, Yoon-Jae Kim, Yong-Jin Kim